It's not actually an eel, you see, but a fish.
Diners flock to Studio City to part ways with a legendary sushi stand-out.
Plus: Did Fox News really kill a story with video of Mayor Nutter spanking a woman at North Bowl; and Latina chefs are trending now, all in our morning news roundup.
Plus: Food Network axes a show because the host was ripping off recipes from other chefs; and dietary arsenic could be in many organic foods, all in our morning news roundup.
Guchi's Midnight Ramen founders explain the captivating power of ramen.
• A 59-year-old Marin County woman recently died of mad-cow disease (Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease), and a second woman has been diagnosed with it. Cue a potential local panic. [ABC 7] Update: It's not mad-cow, but rather the non-variant form of Creutzfeldt-Jakob,...
We told you earlier this month how this was the first season in a couple decades when San Francisco Bay herring have been available in local restaurants and markets, and now the Chron has an update about a few dishes...
Starbucks, Peet's, and now Tully's are jumping on the blonde-roast bandwagon.
Young folks are more likely to binge at home than at school.
Plus: Expect more salt, Korean food and seaweed on menus; and junk food at home is more likely a culprit in childhood obesity than junk food at school, all in our morning news roundup.
Plus: It's time to hang up the Riesling and get into Moscato; and everything you ever wanted to know about ancient grains, all in our morning news roundup.
Gordo will open a new concept inside of Sin City's Paris Hotel.
Plus: Police arrest a South Jersey hockey fan in connection to the brutal beating of a Rangers fan in front of Geno's; and the Humane Society gobbles up Carl's Jr and Hardee's, all in our morning news roundup.
As restaurants move toward techniques that are ever more heritage-focused, many chefs are taking a long hard look at their charcoal and coming up with some serious alternatives.
As many of you probably know, Portlandia's second season premiered Friday. And since San Francisco and Portland are such closely related cousins, especially when it comes to our respective food scenes, we must bring your attention to this sketch, "We...
• Last week on KQED's Forum, several players involved in the current battle between food-truck operators and downtown brick-and-mortar restaurant owners gathered to debate the city's new street-food permitting policies. Basically, this war isn't likely to end soon. [KQED, Earlier]...
Also, the Four Seasons only recently started allowing staff to have tattoos.
After suffering a full week of annual dining round-ups, we all have a good handle on what restaurants that might have missed the radar this year. So what's in store for 2012?
Mario Batali and black garlic inspires Culina's Vic Casanova, moms are blamed for their fat kids, look for more online food startups, and more in our daily news roundup.